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What is MaxBackService.exe?

MaxBackService.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if MaxBackService.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

MaxBackService.exe file information

The process known as MaxBackService Module belongs to software Maxtor Quick Start or MaxBackService Module by Maxtor (www.maxtor.com).

Description: MaxBackService.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. MaxBackService.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 188,416 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 172,032 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/maxbackservice.exe.html 
You can uninstall this program in the control panel. The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The MaxBackService.exe file is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. MaxBackService.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 31% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
The software vendor offers the option to uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > Maxtor Quick Start).

Recommended: Identify MaxBackService.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as MaxBackService.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the MaxBackService.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

It really ate up a lot of CPU-Almost 98%-I deleted it & now run much faster.
  Joe in Lakewood, CA  
It's a part of Seagate Backup Manager
  Rudolf Aigner  
Maxtor Backup Service
  Mike Reyes   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of MaxBackService.exe: based on 3 votes with 3 user comments.
2 users think MaxBackService.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user suspects danger.

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